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Qualifying Standards

Qualifying window:  January 1, 2004 - July 25, 2005

Men

"A" "B"
100m 10.21 10.28
200m 20.59 20.75
400m 45.55 45.95
800m 1:45.40 1:46.60
1500m 3:36.20 3:38.00
5000m 13:21.50 13:28.00
10,000m 27:49.00 28:06.00
Marathon 2:18:00
110m Hurdles 13.55 13.62
400m Hurdles 49.20 49.80
3000m Steeplechase 8:24.60 8:32.00
20 km Race Walk 1:23:00 1:24:30
50 km Race Walk 4:00:00 4:07:00
High Jump 2.30 m 2.27 m
Pole Vault 5.75 m 5.60 m
Long Jump 8.20 m 8.10 m
Triple Jump 17.10 m 16.70 m
Shot Put 20.50 m 20.00 m
Discus Throw 65.00 m 63.00 m
Hammer Throw 78.65 m 74.35 m
Javelin Throw 81.80 m 77.80 m
Decathlon 8050 7800

Women

"A" "B"
100m 11.30 11.40
200m 22.97 23.13
400m 51.50 52.30
800m 2:00.00 2:01.30
1500m 4:05.80 4:08.20
5000m 15:08.70 15:24.00
10,000m 31:40.00 32:00.00
Marathon 2:42:00
100m Hurdles 12.96 13.11
400m Hurdles 55.60 56.50
3000m Steeplechase 9:50.00 10:00.00
20 km Race Walk 1:33:30 1:38:00
50 km Race Walk n/a
High Jump 1.95 m 1.92 m
Pole Vault 4.45 m 4.30 m
Long Jump 6.75 m 6.60 m
Triple Jump 14.30 m 14.00 m
Shot Put 18.55 m 17.30 m
Discus Throw 62.00 m 60.00 m
Hammer Throw 69.50 m 67.00 m
Javelin Throw 62.00 m 59.00 m
Heptathlon 6100 5900

Qualifying Guidelines

  1. Performances must be achieved between and including 1/1/04 and 7/25/05 (midnight local time). Performances achieved during the meet at Stockholm on 7/26/05 will also be accepted.
  2. Performances must be achieved during competitions organized or authorized by the IAAF, its Area Associations, or its National Member Federations. Thus, results achieved at university or school competitions must be certified by the National Federation of the country in which the competition was organized. (for walking events and marathons, see below)
  3. Performances must be achieved during an official competition organized in conformity with IAAF Rules.
  4. Performances achieved in mixed events between male and female participants, held completely in the stadium, will not be accepted (see IAAF Rule 147) with the exception of local competitions held in Oceania.
  5. Wind-assisted performances will not be accepted.
  6. Hand-timed performances in 100m, 200m, 400m, 110m/100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles and 4x100m Relay will not be accepted.
  7. Indoor performances for all field events and for races of 200m and longer will be accepted.
  8. Lower ages limit: for the Marathon races and the Men's 50 km Race Walk, only senior (open) athletes (any athlete aged 20 years and over on December 31, 2005) will be accepted.
  9. Walking Events: for 2005, only performances achieved during the following competitions will be accepted:
    • events that are part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge
    • Continental Championships and Cups
  10. Marathons: only performances achieved during competitions recognized by the IAAF will be accepted; these courses must have been measured after January 1, 2000 by an IAAF/AIMS "A" or "B" measurer and respect the 1 /oo downhill rule.
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